HOMETOWN: Washington DC
BEST KNOWN FOR: Salsa, Mambo
Shaka Brown is a popular salsa performer and instructor. He was born in Washington DC and has risen to become one of the premiere salsa talents in the world. He hosts and promotes the annual Capital City Salsa Congress which will celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2014. He has taught salsa in over 20 countries and is also co-founder of the ClaveKazi dance studio in D.C. He is named after a Zulu warrior and leader, Shaka Zulu. Fortunately for the dance world, Shaka Brown will not kill with a spear through the chest, but may make your heart skip a beat with a smooth as butter salsa shine. He lists travelling and seeing new places as his biggest reward from dancing. Shaka is fluent in three languages; English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Read Shaka Brown’s interview with Dance Planet Daily. Shaka Brown interview